bush


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bush

Drug slang 
A regional term for:
(1) Cocaine.
(2) Marijuana.

Herbal medicine
Any of a number of plants used for healing properties, some of which are botanically defined as bushes.

Sexology
Slang for ungroomed or cut pubic hair of the pudendal region, especially of females.

bush

a low woody perennial plant with branches at or near ground level.
References in classic literature ?
Well, when the sap begins to get a free run, I hang over the kettles, and set up the bush.
Facing this hill was a park-like plain, where grew clumps of flat-topped mimosa, varied with occasional glossy-leaved machabells, and all round stretched the sea of pathless, silent bush.
He led them within another but smaller circle of hedge, where grew one large and beautiful bush.
She found, just before dark, an open meadow-like break in the almost interminable bush.
Even as he had guessed, the first charge carried the howling warriors but a short distance into the open--a shrill, weird challenge from the ape-man being all that was necessary to send them scurrying back to the bush.
She burned three villages at Bina--on account of the Minota, you know--and shelled the bush.
He struck back into the bush, with the idea of working southward to the beach and stealing a canoe in which to go home to Port Adams.
Then he licked his chops in quite the same way his mother did, and began to crawl out of the bush.
I had to lean right out to swing the heavy shutter, and I saw a face amongst the leaves on the level with my own, looking at me very fierce and steady; and then suddenly, as though a veil had been removed from my eyes, I made out, deep in the tangled gloom, naked breasts, arms, legs, glaring eyes,--the bush was swarming with human limbs in movement, glistening, of bronze color.
Stepan Arkadyevitch's figure again went behind the bush, and Levin saw nothing but the bright flash of a match, followed by the red glow and blue smoke of a cigarette.
He stayed where he was, in the middle of a bush, and waited for the enemy to do something.
But the effect on Ishmael Bush was not so disheartening.